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Breaking the Silence, 06/01/2020

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Guest, Dr Julie Kaplow, Director of the Trauma and Grief Center, a SAMHSA-funded Treatment and Service Adaptation Center

Breaking the Silence with Dr Gregory Williams

Guest, Dr Julie Kaplow

Dr. Kaplow serves as Director of the Trauma and Grief Center, a SAMHSA-funded Treatment and Service Adaptation Center of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. In this role, she oversees evidence-based assessment, treatment, and research with youth and families exposed to traumas and/or losses, and develops and disseminates trauma- and bereavement-informed “best practices” to community providers nationwide. 

A strong proponent of a scientist-practitioner approach, Dr. Kaplow’s primary research interests focus on the biological, behavioral, and psychological consequences of childhood trauma and bereavement, with an emphasis on therapeutically modifiable factors that can be used to inform psychosocial interventions. Dr. Kaplow’s ongoing studies examine the effectiveness of treatments for various populations of youth including those with a history of trauma, youth exposed to traumatic bereavement, and youth anticipating the death of a loved one. Related theory-building work includes the examination of age- and culture-specific manifestations of grief, methodological issues related to the assessment of childhood grief and posttraumatic stress (including measure development), and developmental models of bereavement and trauma-related risk and resilience. 

Dr. Kaplow is also actively engaged in community-based participatory research.  For example, with support from the New York Life Foundation, Dr. Kaplow co-leads (with colleagues from UCLA) a practice-research network of sites across the country (including community clinics, grief support organizations, schools, and academic medical centers) that use “common denominator” theory, assessment tools, and interventions to address the unique needs and strengths of bereaved youth and families.

Dr. Kaplow is board certified by the American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (ABCCAP) of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP).

Breaking the Silence

“Breaking the Silence with Dr. Gregory Williams”

Now is the time for you to step out of your own personal darkness and break the silence that has been hidden and closed up inside of you.

“Breaking the Silence with Dr. Gregory Williams” radio program will offer the listeners a Road Map to Hope each and every week with keys to discover within yourself that ray of light to make your day better and brighter.  Dr. Williams will not only discuss his own personal journey of overcoming the darkness of years of horrific sexual child abuse in the hands of his father and his father’s friends, but Dr. Williams will also feature special guests that have their own personal stories of overcoming obstacles in their lives and becoming victors instead of victims.

“Breaking the Silence” will also feature information from the professional and medical field that will dive into the important research involving Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and how to build Resiliency in yourself and in your children.  Along with this information will be special guests from greatest minds in the United States to share their expert research and thoughts on this very important subject that each person needs to be aware of.

Now is the time to invest a few minutes each week with some awesome information to give you steps to HOPE and keys to HAPPINESS and PEACE.  NOW is the time to Break YOUR Silence and breakout into a NEW and BETTER YOU!  Join us each week beginning August 13, 2019 for “Breaking the Silence with Dr. Gregory Williams”.  You won’t want to miss a single program.  Heard around the world on the best radio network on the airwaves, BSS Radio Network available on iTunes, Google Play, iHeart Radio, Facebook Radio, Spotify and over 100 other high quality digital radio stations.

Weekly Show
BBS Station 1
8:00 pm CT
8:55 pm CT